Best Songs from Beyonce’s The Lion King: The Gift Album
A few hours after the The Lion King: The Gift Album by Beyonce was released. We’re bringing you the best songs from the album according to it’s hierarchy!
On this The Lion King: The Gift project, Beyonce worked mostly with African Artistes having majority of the artistes from Nigeria including, Wizkid, Tekno, Burna Boy, Yemi Alade, Shatta Wale etc…
From Our Experience promoting and listening to songs, We’d be rating the songs from this album based on Production, Lyrics, Melody, flows, hooks, and rhythm…etc. do let us know in the comment section which track doesn’t deserve it’s position in the countdown. Stay tuned!
#10 – SCAR: is an emotional song which started off as a classical and solo musical and ended the opposite way. It features 070 Shake and Jessie Reyez. Produced by Beyonce, P2J, Tim Suby, Ari PenSmith and Derek Dixie. Composers/Lyricist’s: Danielle Balbuena, Jessie Reyes.
#9 – DON’T JEALOUS ME: Features Tekno, Yemi Alade and Mr Eazi. Having afrobeat dance masters on this jam transformed it’s feeling to an instructional dance sound produced by Beyonce and P2J. Composers/Lyricist’s: Augustine Miles Kelechukwu, Nana Afriyie, Ariowa Irosogie, Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade.
#8 – FIND YOUR WAY BACK: Having the dance and afro vibe in it, Beyonce thrilled listeners, she took up the singing on find your way back which was produced by Bubele Boii and Magwenzi. This is a good jam to dance to when you feeling fly. Composers/Lyricist’s: Brittany Hazzard, Bubele Booi, Robert Magwenzi, Abisagboola Oluseun.
#7 – MOOD 4 EVA: Being the lead singer, Beyonce took up the chorus on this one while having Jay Z take the verses and then the last verse by Childish Gambino. Mood 4 eva was produced by DJ Khaled. Great production from DJ Khaled. Composers/Lyricist’s: Denisia Andrews, Blue Coney, S. Carter, Donald Glover, Anathi Bhongo Mnyango. “True Kings don’t die, we multiply – Jay Z”.
#6 – KEYS TO THE KINGDOM: Tiwa Savage and Mr Eazi thrilled this jam, definitely this sound’s got the perfect rhythm, melody and tempo. Tiwa Savage is not just good in Afrobeat, she’s a genius in R&B. Keys to the kingdom was produced by Beyonce, P2J, Norhtboi Oracle, Guilty Beatz, Derek Dixie Composers/yricist: Kim Krysiuk, Rickie Tice, Akil “Fresh” King, Tiwatope Savage, Gerald White, Ariowa Irosogie, Rich King, Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade.
#5 – BIGGER: Just as it was named, Bigger is a big tune with great vocals from Beyonce. A sound which diffused from low to high pitch having periodic interludes. You’ll probably enjoy this one. Produced by Derek Dixie, Composed by Rachel “Raye” Keen, Akil “Fresh” King, Richard Lawson and Akil King. it’s mild sound that went high tempo in the last verse.
#4 – SPIRIT (From Disney’s “The Lion King”): A great music, sounded like a symphony from the beginning and then progressed to a chorused voicing from Beyonce and co-vocalists. As you know spirit is the official soundtrack for Walt Disney – Lion King. The official video for Spirit contains some footage’s from the Action/Adventure movie Lion King. Producers: Labrinth, ILYA, Derek Dixie, Jeremy Lertola, Jeff Lorber, David Fleming, Colin Leonard. Composers/Lyricist’s: Timothy McKenzie, Maurice Smith, Jerome Wayne a.k.a J Rome, Derrick Charles, Donald Paige a/k/a DeP.
#3 – WATER: This is the stronghold jam on this album notwithstanding it’s the third on the list. Water is an exceptional sound, great flows, fantastic instrumentals and enticing hooks. It features Salatiel, Pharrell Williams and Beyoncé and was produced by P2J. Composers/Lyricist’s: Nana Afriyie, Nija Charles.
#2 – BROWN SKILL GIRL: hearing Blue Ivy Carter start the intro was great and then Wizkid slaughtered the chorus to this tune. Good sequence, rhythm, lyrics and harmony from Beyonce and Saint John. Produced by P2J Composers/Lyricist’s: Adio Marchant, Jay-Z, Stacy Barthe, Anatii and Michael Uzowuru. “Brown skin girl, your skin is not only dark… it shines and it tells your story…if ever you’re in doubt, remember what mama told you!”
#1 – JA ARA E: Featuring the giant of Africa currently doesn’t just make a difference, it makes a great impact! Burna Boy single-handled this joint with the perfect voicing it deserves. The lyrics and harmony on this song is mad, having Beyonce and P2J as the producers. Composers/Lyricist: Damini Ogulu, Richard Isong.
Enjoy this viBe!!